Toronto Mike

Neil Young

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My First CD in Years

I just cracked open Neil Young's Americana CD.  It's the first CD I've "bought" in years and years. It was bundled with tickets to his concert at the ACC this November, so it was sort of a forced sale.  I'm not even sure what to do with this CD other
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O Canada at Live 8

One of my YouTube favourites is the closing footage from Live 8 in Barrie back in the summer of 2005.  Neil Young closed and Gord, Gordon, Bruce, Steven, Ed, Greg, Jim and other Canadian musicians joined him for Rockin' In The Free World. As amazing as that was, it got
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Heaven in Audio Form

Pete, I don't know if you're reading this, but your bro "borrowed" your copy of Neil Young's Live at Massey Hall 1971 and lent it to me.  I've been spinning it all morning, and it's heaven. Young was 25 and on his game.  It sounds brilliant, and his words and
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Long May You Run

The older I get, the more I find myself listening to Neil Young.  I first really got into Neil Young in 1989 when "Rockin' in the Free World" broke on Q107.  Prior to that, I was only familiar with Neil Young's classic hits like "Heart of Gold", "Ohio" and "Old
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My Ten Favourite Song References to A Canadian Place

Yesterday I wrote about songs that reference Canada.  I promised I'd share my ten favourite musical references to my home and native land.  Here are my top ten with apologies to Stompin' Tom Connors. "Bobcaygeon" by The Tragically Hip - I'm starting this list with Bobcaygeon because it's a village
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